Our mission is to defend human rights and democracy through building software that is essential for digital freedom and privacy protection for all Internet users.
ProtonMail was founded in 2014 by a group of scientists who met at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). And since its inception, the company has grown at a fast pace and today has over 35 million users. Our principal product, ProtonMail, is the world’s largest secure email service. Our second product, ProtonVPN, is one of the world’s most popular VPN services. Our vision is to build an Internet platform for the protection of digital rights, and we are also developing additional products such as ProtonCalendar, ProtonDrive, and much more.
Proton users include leaders of the Hong Kong protest movement, New York Times journalists, some of the world’s largest corporations, and millions of ordinary citizens from over 180 countries. Our team is diverse and dynamic, representing over 30 different nationalities, with offices in Geneva, Zurich, Prague, Vilnius, Skopje, San Francisco, and Taipei.
We operate our own cloud infrastructure distributed across multi-tenant datacenters throughout Switzerland, with over 5 Petabyte of storage.
You will be responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining our Software Defined Storage (Ceph) containing user data for high availability and manageable growth. You will benchmark new hardware, tune OS parameters and create operation procedures for redundancy and backup. You will be working with a team of Software Engineers who will develop new backends that will store data in our Storage cluster, and you might be writing tools and plugins to enable this integration. You will be working in an international environment in our offices, where English is the primary language.
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Why work at ProtonMail?
ProtonMail uses the Recruitee recruitment platform for more effective hiring process and a better candidate experience. Your data will always be kept confidential and is not shared with any third parties. Keep in mind that you will receive emails from the email address email@example.com or other addresses on the protonmail.recruitee.com domain.